Will electric planes replace polluting airliners and lead to flying taxis in our cities?

Great Electric Airplane Race NOVA

Premiered May 26, 2021
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Great Electric Airplane Race

Can new emission-free electric planes replace our polluting airliners and revolutionize personal transportation in our cities? NOVA takes a ride in some quiet, energy-efficient, prototypes that are vying for success as electric flight takes off.

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